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  1. Chinese medicine is curing swine flu, authorities claim

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the dose and types of herbs. Such personalised treatment seldom caused drug resistance, as Tamiflu could, Dr Wang said. Tu Zhitao, director of the education department of the Beijing Administration ...

  2. Battling blood-suckers

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Agatha Ngai

    ... is not air-conditioned. ? If you notice any mosquito-breeding sites in public places, you may call the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department hotline: 2868 0000. Information from the Central Health Education Unit, Department of Health. Visit its website, www.cheu.gov.hk Language point You may say the English language is easy. Many words are simply formed by adding an affix to an existing word. ...

  3. Anti-rodent drive singles out malls

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Whiskered denizens of dark places and back alleys, beware: the government is after you again. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department will launch the first phase of a campaign against rats and mice on Monday. Shopping centres are the target of the campaign. Department consultant Ho Yuk-yin said surveys, education and cleaning up rodent black spots would ...

  4. Funding denial 'confusing'

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Concern last year applied to the administration's Aids Trust Fund for $2 million to run a three-year outreach and educational programme. Under the plan, the group will send outreach teams to educate gay men on safe sex, advertise on gay websites and answer users' inquiries through bulletin boards. But the Aids Trust Fund approved only 12 per cent of the funding. Aids Concern ...

  5. Vigilance urged on flu infection

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The latest flu outbreak provided a timely reminder to the public to maintain round-the-clock vigilance against infection and to the government to boost health education, health experts said yesterday. The Centre for Health Protection received four new reports of flu yesterday through the influenza surveillance arrangements set up by the Health Department ...

  6. Sick tots spark free-vaccine call

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... The Medical Association and paediatricians have also called on parents to vaccinate children against the bacteria and appealed to the Department of Health to provide more public education. Experts ...

  7. Sars hero hopes to be appointed new head of Chinese University

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Named a 'Sars hero' six years ago, Professor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu now hopes to bring his passion for curing the sick to educating the young, as the new head of Chinese ... is now head of the university's department of medicine and therapeutics, and associate dean of the medical faculty. He has been head of Shaw College since February last year. Sung said ...

  8. A cold-hearted way to help Sars children

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to meet the costs of the children's schooling. Yet, as we report today, only $3.3 million of the We Care Education Fund has been paid out to the intended beneficiaries. This is because the fund's administrators in the Department of Social Welfare have chosen to distribute the money on a year-by-year basis, pending the approval of the families' annual applications. The good ...

  9. Living on the edge

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and setting up an education foundation. After his death it collapsed, swallowing up much of the family's savings. Ariel and Petrina are at an English Schools Foundation school in Clearwater Bay and their fees this year are being paid by the public donations that poured in to the We Care Education Fund. More than $80 million went into the government-run fund from well-wishers and businesses who ...

  10. HK pharmacies urged to ration face masks

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... main supermarket chains, said supplies of masks were low at some branches, but they said supplies remained steady and new stock would arrive soon. The Education Bureau said yesterday it was working out precautionary measures for schools, which had been told to report to the Health Department if students displayed unusual symptoms. Students would also have their temperature taken ...




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